STEREO Project Scientist
Goddard Space Flight Center
Michael L. Kaiser is a research scientist with the Solar System Exploration Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He is the Project Scientist for the STEREO Mission and is also the Deputy Principal Investigator of the STEREO WAVES investigation. In addition, he is the Principal Investigator of the WAVES experiment on the NASA Wind spacecraft and on the Voyager Planetary Radio Astronomy (PRA) experiment performed during Voyager's interstellar mission (1989-present). He is a co-investigator on the Ulysses Unified Radio And Plasma Wave experiment (UARP) and the Cassini Radio and Plasma Wave Science (RPWS) team.
Kaiser received his M.S. degree in Astronomy from the University of Maryland in 1971. His research interests include low frequency radio astronomy with particular emphasis on planetary and solar emissions. He is an author on approximately 225 scientific publications and has received the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement medal and numerous group achievement awards. He is a member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), International Union of Radio Science (URSI), European Geophysical Union (EGU), American Astronomical Society/Solar Physics Division and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.